OF THE EXHIBITION
from New York to Paris
PART 1 (Archive 2013)
In 2013, Henri Dauman and Vincent Montana agreed to make the first retrospective of the photographer.
In 60 years of career, this will be the first time that Henri Dauman will be at the center of an exhibition bringing together his main works for Life Magazine or the New York Times.
For this, the production called on Audrey Hoareau and François Cheval from the Nicéphore Niépce Museum. The inventory will be able to begin with a studious one-on-one between the young exhibition curator and the great photo-reporter.
PART 2 (Archives 2014)
In the heart of winter 2014 in New York, Audrey Hoareau and joined by François Cheval. The exhibition curator will be able to begin.
A little lesson in know-how from the curator of theNicephore Niepce Museum and discovery of an amazing archive.
At the same time on the Upper West Side in Karen Smith's little Browstone, Vincent Couderc digitizes the daily choices of the commissioners. A race against time begins.
In June 2014, the production of the exhibition "The Manhattan Darkroom" is working to complete the prints of the photographs under the direction of Henri Dauman.
We are atheart of the Nicéphore Niépce museum in Chalon-sur-Saône (France), in the restoration and photographic printing laboratory directed by Sylvain Charles.
A moment without filter, with a simple editing that transcribes the atmospheres and the work of all the actors of this exhibition.
PARTIE 4 (Archives 2014)
It is one of the emblematic places of Paris, the Palais d'Iéna, seat of the 3rd French assembly: the Economic, Social and Environmental Council (CESE).
Henri Dauman visits this palace of the Republic for the first time. It is also an opportunity to meet the President of the CESE, for an informal discussion with the exhibition curators Audrey Hoareau and François Cheval.